That's not entirely true ric...I had them after ramping up mymileage to 60+ per week in 2006....
They did take a while to put right, maybe 6 months, but they did get better and I've never had them back...
(never got anywhere near the original provoking mileage mind you, due to other injuries)
ps....have you lost weight with your running?
What was your weight when the periods disappeared?
Lisa - there is no reason why you should need to give up your running, particularly if it gives you such pleasure....
However, no periods does seem to suggest that something about energy intake/ body mass/ exercise is not quite right.
Your body is finding a way of preventing you from becoming pregnant as it doesnt believe it can adequate nourish it...
Do you eat well to fuel your running? Would your friends and family think you eat well, or do they think you should eat more?
Easing off the mileage for a bit, and fuelling better, and maybe only gaining a few pounds should see your periods return.
Keep it elevated too.
I had a really bad horsefly bite inAugust - my whole arm swelled up massively!
It wasn't infected. Fexofenadine helped a lot and it settled in about 5 days...
So if you want to buy a once-used second hand EVOC with a fork protector....
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